Playlist for Sunday, December 3, 2023

  • 12:00 am: BBC World Service

    The news of the world from the BBC.

  • 6:00 am: Climate One

    Critical issues of energy, economy, and the environment have become increasingly interdependent. When we talk about a single issue—water, energy, transportation, or another area affected by climate disruption—we can’t help but talk about the others.

  • 7:00 am: Weekend Edition Sunday

    Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein.

  • 9:00 am: New Yorker Radio Hour

    The New Yorker’s editor, David Remnick, presents a weekly mix of in-depth interviews, profiles, and short bursts of humor.

  • 10:00 am: Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

    Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.

  • 11:00 am: Day 6

    Day 6 from the CBC is a lively news magazine show that brings you a fresh and surprising take on the week. Think of the show as your weekly news cocktail, shaken and stirred. Host Brent Bambury brings his sharp mind, sense of humor, and charm to the program, honed after years of hosting everything from network television to daily radio.

  • 12:00 pm: The Splendid Table

    The Splendid Table is radio's preeminent food program. Host Francis Lam create this award-winning program that explores the entire spectrum of food: from cheese making  to finding wine bargains to the science of a great cup of coffee great to the best little greasy spoons in America.

  • 1:00 pm: Milk Street

    From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.

  • 2:00 pm: The Pulse

    Maiken Scott is a reporter for WHYY’s award-winning health and science desk, and covers behavioral health issues. She has reported on a wide range of topics in that field, including new treatments for depression, the impact of stress on people’s well-being, the long-lasting effects of sustained trauma on physical and mental health, and the portrayal of mental illness in pop culture. Maiken’s work has won numerous awards, among them the prestigious Edward Murrow award. She was also recognized by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association for her work covering mental health issues. Maiken is the host of WHYY’s “The Pulse,” a weekly hour-long radio program featuring health, science and innovation news from the Philly region.

  • 3:00 pm: BBC Newshour

    Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.

  • 4:00 pm: All Things Considered

    The biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.

  • 5:00 pm: Notes from America with Kai Wright

    A show about the unfinished business of our history and its grip on our future.

  • 6:00 pm: Our Body Politic

    Created and hosted by award-winning journalist Farai Chideya, “Our Body Politic” is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of color experience the major political events of today, but how they're impacting those very issues. Weekly episodes feature in-depth conversations about the economy, health, politics, education, the environment, and the most prescient issues—because all issues are women's issues.

  • 7:00 pm: Latino USA

    Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-focused program on radio. As the most consistent voice reporting on Latino news and culture since 1992, Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA (LUSA) brings depth of experience, on-the-ground connections and knowledge of current and emerging issues impacting Latino and other people of color to every broadcast. Reporting stories about diversity, culture, civic dialogue and how people live (and struggle) with difference in community is the bedrock of Latino USA.

  • 8:00 pm: Embodied

    Sex and relationships are intimate — and sometimes intimidating to talk about. In this award-winning podcast, Host Anita Rao guides us on an exploration of our brains and our bodies that touches down in taboo territory.

  • 9:00 pm: I SEE U with Eddie Robinson

    I SEE U is a unique new program that gives voice to those who have often been unheard. Hosted by Houston Public Media's Eddie Robinson, I SEE U explores cultural identity through the stories of people and places that have been transformed by the effects of long-standing biases. Eddie guides fascinating conversations with newsmakers who share their personal histories, their struggles and their triumphs. In listening, we learn to empathize and hopefully experience a few 'a-ha' moments for ourselves.

  • 10:00 pm: Documentary Hour

    Reducing carbon emissions is clearly good for the environment but often imposes substantial costs, which can affect everyone indirectly through higher energy costs, slower economic growth, reduced employment, and lower business profits. Has the Environmental Protection Agency considered the costs and benefits of its regulatory mandates fairly and appropriately? Is its Clean Power Plan a bold initiative to reduce carbon pollution at power plants, or an unconstitutional usurpation of power? The debaters are Charles McConnell, Carl Pope, Michael Nasi, and Jody Freeman.

  • 11:00 pm: Texas Matters

    Texas is a big state with a growing, diverse population and as the population grows, the issues and challenges facing its residents multiply. Texas Matters is a statewide news program that spends half an hour each week looking at the issues and culture of Texas.

  • 11:30 pm: BBC World Service

    The news of the world from the BBC.


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